Kansas City Symphony violin audition


Audition information

Position
Associate concertmaster
Application deadline
December 6, 2019
Audition date
February 3–4, 2020
Weeks in season
42
Payment
$61,908 per year
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(Posted on December 7, 2019; last updated 8 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One movement from Bach’s solo sonatas and partitas
One of the following concerto movements
MozartViolin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216
  • Mvt. I with cadenza
MozartViolin Concerto No. 4 in D Major, K. 218
  • Mvt. I with cadenza
MozartViolin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219
  • Mvt. I with cadenza
The first movement — with cadenza — of any Romantic or 20th century concerto
Solo excerpts
Rimsky-KorsakovCapriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
  • Mvt. III: HI
  • Mvt. IV: 1–L
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. III: 8 after K to N
  • Mvt. IV: solo at measure 8
  • Mvt. IV: solo at measure 28
ShostakovichSymphony No. 1, Op. 10
  • Mvt. III: 1619
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 2 after 22 to 32
TchaikovskySwan Lake
  • Act I, No. 5, “Pas de deux”: 4749
First violin excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. IV: 78–140
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 392–end
  • Mvt. II: 88–103
  • Mvt. III: 295–end
  • Mvt. IV: 33–80
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. II: 33 to 6 after 38
MahlerSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. I: 7 to 3 before 9
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
  • Scherzo: 1 to 7 after D
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. II: 1–27
  • Mvt. IV: 1–79
SchoenbergVerklärte Nacht (1943 revised version for string orchestra)
  • 310–319
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • 1 to 13 after C
Chamber music
MozartString Quartet No. 23 in F, K. 590
  • Mvt. I, first violin
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